Speaker: Florian Weingarten, Production Engineering Lead, Shopify Working on large codebases is hard. Doing so with 700 people is even harder. Deploying it 50 times a day is almost impossible. We will look at productivity tricks and automations that we use at Shopify to get stuff done. We will learn how we fix the engine […]
RailsConf 2017: Tricks and treats for new developers by David Padilla Are you ready to begin building applications with Ruby on Rails? It’s very easy to follow a tutorial and learn how to build a blog in 15 minutes, but there’s a lot more to it in real life when you try to code a […]
This talk discusses a collection of things that have been helpful through the years. Some are supported by ActiveRecord, and some fall outside the scope of what ActiveRecord provides. You’ll learn things like awesome datatypes, proactive and reactive performance testing, time-series data, backup and restore strategies, PostGIS, scripting with Postgres, and more!
RubyConf 2016 – Halve Your Memory Usage With These 12 Weird Tricks by Nate Berkopec How does Ruby allocate memory? Ever wonder why that poor application of yours is using hundreds of megabytes of RAM? Ruby’s garbage collector means that we don’t have to worry about allocating memory in our programs, but an understanding of […]
About Austin on Rails We meet on Fourth Tuesdays at Capital Factory It’s summertime in Austin and it’s time to get your learn on at the June Austin on Rails meeting. We’ll feature a couple of great talks, one beginner and one advanced, and a healthy dose of socialization practice too. Your conductor for this […]
Ruby: A Family History by Geoffrey Litt Rails is made possible by Ruby’s unique combination of deep dynamism and pragmatic elegance. In turn, Ruby inherited many of its core ideas from older languages including Lisp, Smalltalk, and Perl. In this talk, we’ll take a tour of these languages and their myriad influences on Ruby, to […]
Closing Keynote by Aaron Patterson